Heart Failure Workshop

Heart Failure Workshop

CPD Points 6 | Duration 1 Days | £144.00 per delegate

Course Introduction

Heart failure is a complex syndrome in which the ability of the heart to maintain the circulation of blood is impaired. This results in breathlessness, fatigue, and signs of fluid retention, such as increased jugular venous pressure, pulmonary crepitations, and peripheral oedema. This workshop will discuss the incidence of heart failure and the management and treatment of heart failure. Discussion will also include chronic heart failure and end stage treatment and symptom management. We will also use case studies and analysis.

You will be allocated 6 CPD points on the completion of the course.

This course is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners

Course Aims

  • Provide continuing professional development in the management of heart failure
  • Be alert to the changing and developing management of this condition

Course Content

  • An overview of Heart Failure Guidelines and national strategies and frameworks
  • Definition
  • Aetiology and epidemiology of heart failure
  • Statistical data
  • Disease trajectory
  • Causes of heart failure
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Diagnosis and assessment of heart failure
  • Management and links to trajectories
  • Palliative end stage symptoms management
  • The importance of communication
  • Support for patient and families
  • LCP
  • GSF
  • Case studies

Who should attend / would be applicable?

  • Practice Nurses
  • Community Matrons
  • District Nurses
  • Community Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Allied Health Professionals
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